Action Movie Kid: Part 2

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A while back, we shared with you a story about a father who puts his son into action movies. Well, he’s back at it again with his second installment of Action Movie Kid! From driving a race car to skydiving, this kid does it all. You may not have the skills to put your child [...]

Tips to Encourage Reading

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Reading is great for kids. Groundbreaking advice, right? Not exactly. We know reading is great for kids (and adults too). The question has never been, “should my kid read?” No, the question is actually, “how can I get my kid to read, and love it?” Growing a passion for reading is something that takes a [...]

Back to School Party

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What an exciting time of the year this is! Just about every school is back in session, and most of the kids are actually excited to be a year older and continue to learning journey. Since you have a brand new class with new students who most likely don’t know each other, one of the [...]

Road Trip Activities

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Road trips are just about the most bittersweet activity a family can go on. On one hand, you are getting to spend quality time with the family, and the promise of a fun destination resides at the end of your map. On the other hand…that’s a long time to spend in the car. We can’t [...]

Teacher Profile: Debra Ojeda

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Recess Blog: Tell us a little about yourself. Debra Ojeda:  My name is Debra and I teach a preschool class for 3-year-olds at Ivy League Learning Center in Overland Park, Kansas. I have been teaching for 15 years. I decided to go into teaching because I love children, and I love watching them learn new things. [...]

Preschool Math Games

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This week, the last remaining students on summer break will return to school. For many, this is a bitter-sweet time where they must say goodbye to fun summer experiences and unlimited free time, and say hello to old friends and new teachers. For other kids, this will be their first step into the exciting world of [...]